Hotel Proposal To Come Before Manhattan Beach Planning Commission

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — A public hearing on a proposed new 162-room hotel with full alcohol service and a separate retail and office building at 600 South Sepulveda Boulevard will be held this Wednesday, Oct. 14 when the Manhattan Beach Planning Commission meets at 3 p.m.

The site is a 65,419 square-foot lot with street frontage along Sepulveda Boulevard, Tennyson Street and Chabela Drive. An El Torito restaurant with full alcohol service occupied the existing 8,500 square-foot restaurant building on the site until vacating the space late in 2018. Skechers has been occupying the site since 2019, using the restaurant building as a corporate cafeteria and meeting space while using the parking lot for overflow parking for Skechers employees impacted by Skechers construction of new office buildings along Sepulveda Boulevard. The existing restaurant building would be demolished.

City staff is recommending that the Planning Commission approve the master use permit

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A N.J. Couple Opened a Beach Hotel. Covid-19 Struck. Business Boomed.

(Bloomberg Businessweek) — Editor’s noteThis article is part of a package about entrepreneurs who are trying something new.



a group of people walking down the street: Visitors stroll the Wildwood, N.J., boardwalk in September 2020.


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Visitors stroll the Wildwood, N.J., boardwalk in September 2020.

After more than two decades building a residential rental business in Philadelphia, Amy Santana and her husband Nick were ready to switch gears. She says they were increasingly frustrated that the city’s government was making it difficult for landlords to survive, and they were looking to spend more time with their children. “Child care, as you know, is outrageous,” she tells Businessweek.

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In 2015, the couple bought a highly distressed hotel in the island resort town of Wildwood on New Jersey’s shore. They started renovating the 22-unit property in 2018, investing everything they had to transform it into an 11-unit boutique hotel, including buying an additional property for overflow parking to

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Hotel Equities, Inc.: Hotel Equities adds Ryan McRae as Senior Vice President of Business Development

Hotel Equities, Inc.: Hotel Equities adds Ryan McRae as Senior Vice President
                           of Business Development

Former Marriott executive expected to advance growth in Canada

ATLANTA, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, hotel ownership, management
and development firm,  Hotel Equities (“HE”), announced Ryan McRae has joined
the company as Senior Vice President of Business Development. McRae most
recently served as Area Vice President of Lodging Development with Marriott
International. Based in Vancouver, in his new role McRae will focus on
continuing to grow Hotel Equities’ Canadian portfolio of full service, select
service and extended stay hotels.

Prior to joining Marriott in 2014, McRae was Vice President, Acquisitions and
Development for SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible
for hotel development and acquisition activities across Canada. He also served
as chairman of the company's investment committee. Prior to his role with
SilverBirch, McRae was a Development Director with Hilton Worldwide 
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Phillipsburg proposal includes hotel, apartments, concert venue | Regional

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. – Phillipsburg could become an entertainment destination if a proposal for a waterfront hotel, apartments, and concert space becomes reality.

Town council went over the concept at its meeting Tuesday. The plan presented by Rathi Niyogi and Tatiana Eck, principals in Stateliner United LLC, met with unanimous approval.

“This will be the first major renovation in the town that I’ve ever seen,” said Councilman Robert Fulper.

Niyogi and Eck said Phillipsburg can draw visitors, just as Easton does with its restaurants and festivals. Both towns will benefit from increased activity on the east and west sides of the Delaware River, Niyogi said.

“The main idea of our project is to reconnect the city with the river,” Eck said. Pedestrian access from Main Street to Union Square would be improved. A parking area and apartments would be put up north of the Free Bridge, with a hotel and concert

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New Wyndham credit cards: Discounts on hotel stays, plus bonus points

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Wyndham Hotels just revamped its credit card lineup, announcing three new cards issued by Barclaycard.

These new credit cards offer Wyndham Rewards points on every purchase and along with elite status that can get you benefits during stays at Wyndham properties. For those who aren’t familiar, the Wyndham hotel group consists of 19 different brands, including Wyndham Grand, Tryp, Ramada, La Quinta, Days Inn, Baymont, and Super 8.

Beyond a welcome bonus of points on each card, the biggest perk is the discount on booking Wyndham stays. Just for having

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Hotel Equities adds Ryan McRae as Senior Vice President of Business Development

Former Marriott executive expected to advance growth in Canada

Ryan McRae

Ryan McRae, Sr. VP of Business Development for Hotel Equities
Ryan McRae, Sr. VP of Business Development for Hotel Equities
Ryan McRae, Sr. VP of Business Development for Hotel Equities

ATLANTA, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, hotel ownership, management and development firm,  Hotel Equities (“HE”), announced Ryan McRae has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Business Development. McRae most recently served as Area Vice President of Lodging Development with Marriott International. Based in Vancouver, in his new role McRae will focus on continuing to grow Hotel Equities’ Canadian portfolio of full service, select service and extended stay hotels.

Prior to joining Marriott in 2014, McRae was Vice President, Acquisitions and Development for SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for hotel development and acquisition activities across Canada. He also served as chairman of the company’s investment committee. Prior to his role with SilverBirch, McRae

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